Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Biloxi Buzz for Wednesday

Drive to recall Wisconsin GOP senators gaining steam, Dems say  —  So how's the drive to recall Wisconsin GOP state senators going?  If these new numbers the Wisconsin Democratic Party shares with me are accurate, it's already exceeding expectations in a big way.
Republican Senators Introduce National Right to Work Act  —  Bill would stop discrimination against millions of workers who don't want to join unions  —  WASHINGTON, D.C.  —  Today, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-South Carolina), introduced the National Right to Work Act to reduce workplace discrimination …
21 Priests Suspended in Philadelphia  —  The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced Tuesday that it had placed 21 priests on administrative leave from active ministry in connection with credible charges that they had sexually abused minors.  —  The mass suspension was one of the single …
House GOP Plans For More Short-Term Funding Extensions
In Video: NPR Exec Slams Tea Party, Questions Need For Federal Funds  —  NPR's then-senior vice president for fundraising Ron Schiller is seen and heard on a videotape released this morning telling two men who were posing as members of a fictitious Muslim Action Education Center that:
Welfare State: Handouts Make Up One-Third of U.S. Wages  —  Government payouts—including Social Security, Medicare and unemployment insurance—make up more than a third of total wages and salaries of the U.S. population, a record figure that will only increase if action isn't taken before the majority of Baby Boomers enter retirement.

BofA gives new servicing division 3 years to sort out legacy mortgages

Last week's poll had asked:

The UK is to stop direct aid to 16 countries, including Russia, China and Iraq due to UK overseas budget. Is the UK right to stop aid? JL readers answered maybe. This week's poll is now up.

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